Michael Amato is a photographer, emerging artist, and Hilla Rebay Post Baccalaureate Fellow at Trinity College for the 2018-19 academic year. Michael's current work focuses on the omnipresence of the television and cable news in public and private environments of the everyday. He holds a BFA from the University of Connecticut, where he was the recipient of several grants and awards. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and featured in several prominent photography journals and print publications. He currently works and lives in central Connecticut.